Madame Grès haute couture green dress, circa 1945

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Constructed in green silk jersey
Featuring a signature unfinished hemline and sash detail to the front
Zip fastening to the rear
Excellent condition with the original label
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Designed by the legendary haute couturier Madame Grès, this chic dress in green silk jersey features two elegant sashes to the bodice, a flattering v-neckline and short sleeves. The unfinished hem and draping are known as signatures of Madame Grès. A designer who understood how to drape and shape fabric beautifully, this dress is a fantastic example of a design legend.

Shoulder: 42cm
Bust: 86cm
Waist: 68cm
Hip: 94cm
Length: 103cm
Sleeve: 25cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size S

Details

  • Designer
    Madame GrèsGres
  • Brand
    Madame Grès
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1940-1949
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU7241582113
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